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Other Users Duplicating Media

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Re: Other Users Duplicating Media

Posted: 12 Jun 2012 1:50PM GMT
Classification: Query
I think the OP's point wasn't so much that people copy photos to their trees, as that they do it by (e.g.) doing a snip of the image, which means that there is no notice to the OP that someone else has copied the photo, and therefore there is no opportunity to contact that person about the possibility of a mutually beneficial collaboration (and, when someone else copies the copy, that information likewise does not get back to the OP).

There has been some discussion in the past about this, and some reasons for it (e.g., to clean up a photo, enhance it digitally so it's more clear, etc.). But I do agree that doing so detracts from the main benefit of having photos/stories made available in a public tree - however, these days there is no way at all to prevent it, because anything that can be seen can be copied.
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jasander77 12 Jun 2012 5:26AM GMT 
scwbcm 12 Jun 2012 1:43PM GMT 
McComberdesce... 12 Jun 2012 7:50PM GMT 
jasander77 12 Jun 2012 8:44PM GMT 
scwbcm 12 Jun 2012 10:44PM GMT 
McComberdesce... 12 Jun 2012 10:48PM GMT 
jmyoung365 12 Jun 2012 10:58PM GMT 
scwbcm 12 Jun 2012 11:31PM GMT 
tulrose 12 Jun 2012 11:38PM GMT 
scwbcm 12 Jun 2012 11:42PM GMT 
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